Yallah 2017

Day 27-29 in Germany

Post by Reem From Palestine, all the way to Europe! Exposure to a different culture for anyone is both an exciting journey and a challenging experience. There is the first phase where everything seems fascinating and new. Looking back now when we first arrived, we were shocked by how beautiful Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 24-26 in Germany

Post by Aseel Aug 24thToday, me and Dana decided to wake up early to go shopping and buy some gifts for our families and friends in Palestine. As a special part of the day, Layla offered to us to have dinner at the restaurant “Zum Pinsel” to eat vegan “Schnitzel” Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 21-23 in Germany

Post by Maher 21 Aug 2017 MONDAY Today was our last day in Berlin City. Me and Ziad woke up at 10 am to check out of the hostel. Then we took two trains to go to the Karpfenteich Lake. We walked there and took some pictures, it was a Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Special – Disneyland Paris

Post by Rand 20th of august “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney I’ve always wanted to go to Disneyland. But I never thought that it would actually happen. I woke up in Paris at 9:30 am, excited for the day Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 19-21 in Germany

Post by Shahd August 19th Today, Somaia and I woke up and got ready for a new day in Berlin! We headed to Alexanderplatz (city center) to meet with Ziad and Maher. We all went to Gregory’s for coffee and muffins. It was delicious, good coffee was just another reason Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 16-18 in Germany

Post by Somaia 16/8/17 Today, we woke up a little bit late since we wanted to have enough rest after the hectic meeting we had yesterday. It was a day off work. Our Palestinian friend who is called Yara came to visit us. She is living in Germany for three Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 13-15 in Germany

Post by Saja Sunday, August 13th 2017 It’s 4 am in the morning now and we finally arrived Frankfurt, so we are back in Germany. We (me, Ziad, Maher and Aseel) had a beautiful, long and extremely exhausting weekend in Switzerland. Our reserved FlixBus was an hour late! I found Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 10-12 in Germany

Post by Dana August 10, Thursday After my “tourist” like week in Europe, I was still a stranger to the every day lives of Germans. But the week which passed was by far outstanding! I managed to see Belgium, the Netherlands, and other cities of Germany but was unable to Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 7-8 in Germany

Post by Rand Monday 7th of August The refugees group held a meeting at 10:00 am, the members of the group were sharing their thoughts and ideas about the projects (Humans of Siegen), the positives and negatives of the projects and all other possibilities such as the number of posts Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 4-6 in Germany

Post by Ziad August 4 2017: FRIDAY On this day, we did our first meeting with the foodsharing community in Siegen. They gave us a small introduction of what foodsharing and the main purpose of it is, and they showed us the website foodsharing.de. Moreover, they told us about the Read more…

By Marios, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 1-3 in Germany

Post by Yasmin Day 1 July 31, 2017 We left bright and early so that we could get to the Jericho crossing before the blistering heat and the traffic. Our biggest fear for the trip was getting stuck at the crossing all day, thankfully, it ended up being smoother than Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 25-27 in Palestine

Post by Sven Friday 17th March Today we did a trip to Bethlehem. First of all it was really nice that a lot of our Palestinian fellow students took part in our trip. After reaching the city we started our day with a small breakfast next to the city centre. Read more…

By Marios, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 22-24 in Palestine

Post by Melissa 15th March – Getting blond in Palestine (because why not?) The day started off with a delicious breakfast of a shrak falafel sandwich with hummus (what else?), fries and herbs tea. After Shahd, Layla and me finished, we met up with Reem, Marios, Sarah and Renad. We Read more…

By Marios, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 19-21 in Palestine

Post by Anonymous Day 19 Around half past ten in the morning, two other german students and me took the bus to Jerusalem and arrived at qalandia checkpoint soon. The people with a Palestinian ID had to get out first, while everyone with a different ID was checked inside the Read more…

By Marios, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 17-19 in Palestine

Post by Miriam Thursday, 09.03.2017 #workworkwork #meetinghelpfulpeople #israeliactivist #fightingoppression #fightingignorance #climbing #svensbirthday Today was a very sunny day. After the pretty exhausting trip to Hebron the day before, we were a little tired, but very motivated to get started on our project. Linda, Sven, Robin and me took an early Read more…

By Marios, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 13-15 in Palestine

Post by Layla 6th March The first day of our exchange without a meeting with the entire YALLAH group began and each project group had its own ways. On that day, the sun was shining and a pleasant breeze was sweeping through the streets of Ramallah. Enjoying the weather, our Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 10-12 in Palestine

Post by Robin  Day 10 At 10 o’clock, according to “German accuracy“, we began our trip to Bil’in, where the film „5 Broken Cameras” was filmed. We drove in two taxis and were dropped off in front of the building of „Friends of Freedom and Justice“. A guy called Kefah Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 7-9 in Palestine

Post by Maren  Project ideas and work progress After a weekend fully packed with new experiences and a Monday working on our presentations, we started our Tuesday slowly. We slept long, had breakfast and at midday we began with our work sessions. We finally finished the slides, we would present Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 4-6 in Palestine

Post by Patricia First impressions, first conclusions The first weekend in Palestine went by so quickly, although we gained so many new impressions: We met our fellow students from the University of Birzeit and had the first intercultural exchanges with them, experienced how it is when a Falastini wins the Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

Day 1-3 in Palestine

Post by Linda Day 1: A long trip over to Israel it was. But it was also a really good opportunity to get to know each other better. We as a group of twelve students in a small aircraft made our meetings in advance of that trip almost unnecessary. Finally Read more…

By Sarah, ago
Yallah 2017

YALLAH 2017 is coming

After a successful kick-off in 2016, YALLAH has been funded for another two years! Everything is set for YALLAH 2017! Application deadline is January 25th and only a month later, around February 22nd we will start with our German students visiting the West Bank. The second phase of this years’ exchange Read more…

By Marios, ago